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Department Administration

Eric Saidel

Eric Saidel

MA Program Advisor; Director of Graduate Studies


Note on advisors: Any core faculty member may serve as a student's advisor. All transfer credit — including study abroad credit — must also be approved through the transfer credit coordinator. A full syllabus must be included in any credit transfer request. 

 

 


Directory

 Avery Archer

Avery Archer

Philosophy of Mind, Action Theory, Moral Psychology

David DeGrazia

David DeGrazia

Ethical Theory, Applied Ethics (especially Bioethics), Personal Identity Theory

Michele Friend

Michele Friend

Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy of the Environment, Philosophy of Science

 

Laura Papish

Laura Papish

Kant (especially Kant's Moral Theory), Contemporary Ethics, History of Ethics

Eric Saidel

Eric Saidel

Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Psychology

Joseph Trullinger

Joseph Trullinger

Modern Philosophy, 19th-Century Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

 

Gail Weiss

Gail Weiss

Phenomenology and Existentialism, Philosophy of Race and Gender, Philosophy of Literature

Vanessa Wills

Vanessa Wills

Moral, Social and Political Philosophy; 19th-Century German Philosophy (Karl Marx, in particular); Philosophy of Race

Tadeusz Zawidzki

Tadeusz Zawidzki

Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Science

 

 

 

 

Mia Ayer

Undergraduate University/ College: University of Notre Dame 

Graduation date:  2020

Major:  Anthropology, Peace Studies

Interests: Political philosophy, feminist philosophy 

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy and Social Policy

 

Alyssa Bedell

Undergraduate University/ College: University of Virginia 

Graduation date: 2020

Major: Philosophy

Interests: Feminist Philosophy, Ethics, Kant

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy and Social Policy

 

DeShawn Blanding

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy & Social Policy

 

Taylin Bower

Undergraduate University/ College: SUNY Geneseo

Graduation date: 2017

Major:  Philosophy

Interest: Criminality

Email: [email protected]  

Program: MA in Philosophy & Social Policy

 

He Chen

Undergraduate University/College: Sarah Lawrence College

Graduation date: 2017

Major: Liberal Arts

Interests: Political Philosophy, Ethics, Epistemology, Metaphysics

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy & Social Policy

 

Krishna Lohiya

Undergraduate University/College: University of Richmond

Graduation Date: 2020

Major: Philosophy with Honors

Interests: Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy and Social Policy

 

Molly Manolis

Undergraduate University/College: Suffolk University

Graduation date: 2019

Major: Philosophy

Interests: Feminist Ethics, Distributive Justice, Immigration Ethics

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy & Social Policy

 

Emma Pösö

Undergraduate University/College: University of Helsinki

Graduation date: 2019

Major: Theology

Interests: Political philosophy, philosophy of religion, welfare ethics

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy & Social Policy

 

Brakeyshia Samms

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy and Social Policy

 

Mackenzie Voytko

Undergraduate University/College: College of William & Mary

Graduation date:  2018

Major: Physics and Philosophy

Interests: Aesthetics, social ontology, critical theory, continental philosophy, phenomenology

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy and Social Policy

 

Kevin Waitrak

Undergraduate University/ College: University of Georgia

Graduation date: 2013

Major: International Affairs

Interests: Political theory, decision making and free will, ethics and technology

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy & Social Policy

 

Kaylee Ann Willis

Undergraduate University/ College: University of Arkansas

Graduation date: 2020

Major: Philosophy and Communication

Interests: Language, Law, Mind, and Social Philosophy 

Email: [email protected]

Program: MA in Philosophy & Social Policy